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Dr. Morris Westfried
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I have an itchy rash on the inside of my elbow where it bends?

Eczema: This is common area for atopic dermatitis and will respond to topical steroids or calcineurin inhibitors.Cemollients such as cerave will offer some relief. ...Read more

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Dr. Bret Boyle
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Dr. Cornelia Franz
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Rash (Definition)

Most bumps and blotches on a newborn baby are harmless and clear up by themselves. By far the most common skin problem in infants is diaper rash. Diaper rash is an irritation of the skin caused by dampness, urine, or feces. Most babies who wear diapers will have some type of diaper rash. However, there are other skin disorders that can cause rashes. These are usually not serious unless ...Read more


Dr. John Chiu
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I have a small blistery, itchy rash on the inside of my elbow. What is it?

I have a small blistery, itchy rash on the inside of my elbow. What is it?

Hard to tell: Try some Hydrocortisone cream on it. If not helpful after a few days. See your doctor to check for a contact allergy. ...Read more

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Dr. Martin Raff
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I have had a very itchy rash surrounding my armpits and sides of the neck for a few weeks now. Sometimes it'll appear inside my elbows. Very red.?

I have had a very itchy rash surrounding my armpits and sides of the neck for a few weeks now. Sometimes it'll appear inside my elbows. Very red.?

See a doctor: Cannot diagnose without seeing this. Could be one of many different things. Show to a primary care physician and get an opinion. ...Read more

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Dr. Doanh Nguyen
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Very itchy rash under arms and breast, behind knees and ears, inside elbows and in vaginal and anal area. Skin biopsy show eosinophils. What does this mean? Could this be a food sensitivity?

Very itchy rash under arms and breast, behind knees and ears, inside elbows and in vaginal and anal area. Skin biopsy show eosinophils. What does this mean?  Could this be a food sensitivity?

Eosinophilic rashes: A variety of diseases can cause diffused skin rashes with eosinophilic infiltration including those mentioned in previous answers. However it seems like it affects both skin and mucus membrane and it is very diffused. Hypereosinophilic syndrome is a concern. Either an allergist, dermatologist, or hematologist can help you in this case. ...Read more

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Dr. Barbara A Majeroni
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My one elbow is thicker than the other. There is no red or itchy rash. Why is it thick?

Using it: It may be that you use that arm more than the other arm, resulting in increased muscle mass in onr arm. ...Read more

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Dr. John Chiu
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I have itchy rash with bumps on elbow going up and down arm.What is it?

How long ?: How long have you had this problem? If it has been present for less than a couple of weeks, a viral infection or drug reaction may be the cause. See your doc if this goes beyond a couple of weeks or gets more severe. ...Read more

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Dr. Keith Ramsey
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What could a red itchy rash on knuckles and elbows be?

What could a red itchy rash on knuckles and elbows be?

Psoriasis?: It could be psoriasis. It could be something else. I would see a dermatologist for it. ...Read more

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Dr. John Chiu
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Skin Rash (Definition)

Skin rash is a symptom in which a person has changes on part or all of his skin, such as color changes, bumps, blisters, oozing, peeling, ...Read more


Dr. Doanh Nguyen
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Itchy Rash (Definition)

Most itchy rashes are called eczema or dermatitis. Both are due to ...Read more


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